Warning systems aren’t enough

Danny Ayers writes about a global internet tsunami warning system He missed the point; the SE-Asian Tsunami was detected in minutes by research centers in Hawaii. But there was no way to get the message out.

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Well, I’m back up… shame the server wasn’t.

About two weeks ago, the server company I go through (iwebserv.com.au) had an “incident”… one of the hard disks on the main server died. This caused an extended outage (almost a week), and a total loss of data. For one reason or another, iwebserv have not been able to resurrect the data on the server yet.
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I’d rather be right than certain

The New York Times has a really interesting article on the faith-based presidency entitled Without a Doubt It covers a lot of the concerns, particularly within the Republican party, that people have about Bush’s willingness to ignore inconvenient facts.
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Hello World

Well, I made myself a blog

I’ve been thinking of doing this for a while, largely as a journalling exercise for myself. I’m not writing for an audience here, so I’m not concerned with what other people think about what I put down here. 🙂

I don’t know if I’ll keep this up; only time will tell. But I know I’ve got a few things to say here.